In her third blog post, Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sumi Matsumoto writes about the uses of archival metadata and her work on developing a customized metadata schema for World Arts West.
The pandemic shed light on what audiences, particularly those in BIPOC communities, want from arts and cultural organizations—and how organizations are responding.
Emergency preparedness experts from PAR and NCAPER discuss how dance artists and organizations can prepare for threats and disruptions caused by natural and human-made disasters.
In her final blog post, Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan reflects on attending her first Society of American Archivists conference and describes conference sessions on anti-racist archival description and tools for processing archival collections remotely.
Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan reflects on the unexpected silver lining from the extension and redesign of her Archiving Fellowship due to COVID-19, and describes the goals she tackled in her second summer with Viver Brasil.
Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her second summer working with World Arts West and breaks down the research and considerations that go into selecting an archival database software.
Dance/USA’s Director of Research outlines key findings of the organization’s COVID-19 impact study conducted in 2021.